LASC 206

Landscape Planting Practice

Course overview

You’ll learn about successful landscape planting practices, with implementation strategies, methods and techniques as well as planting plan documentation.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):


  • Planting Design and Management, LASC-211



  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • Landscpe Analysis, Planning and Design, LASC-215

Available semesters Semester 2 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $1,081.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Identify a range of native and exotic plants with their required growing conditions and maintenance requirements from plant nursery to maturity.
  2. Apply methods of planting practice to planting plan documentation.
  3. Determine the significance of environmental site conditions to planting design implementation.
  4. Compare different plant communities/assemblages in relevant project contexts.

Course examiners

Gillian Lawson

Gillian Lawson

Associate professor

Faculty of Environment, Society and Design